The writer is legal researcher with the Centre for Child and the Law, NLSIU, Bangalore.
Plugging gaps in justice system, not death penalty, can curb child sexual abuse
Drastic legislative measures in response to the spike in sexual crimes against children distract public attention from executive and judicial failures to ensure justice for child victims
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.